The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug CHRONICLES: Art & Design shares the design of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the second film in the trilogy adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by JRR Tolkien. More than 220 pages long and including a special fold-out unique to this book, it is packed with more than 1000 images of concept artwork, photographs, development paintings and more by the artists working behind the scenes to bring Middle-earth to life.
Through these images readers will be able to follow the next stage of the journey of Bilbo and Thorin's Company of Dwarves as they escape to the shape shifter Beorn's house then travelling through the malignant forest of Mirkwood and the perils of Thranduil's kingdom of the Wood-elves, before eventually making their way to the human settlement of Lake-town, from where they will finally gaze upon their goal, the Lonely Mountain of Erebor, lair of the Dragon Smaug.
This is the third in a series of lavish hardback books written and designed by the award-winning team at Weta, who are working closely with the production team to guarantee that these books will be bursting with insider information and stunning visual imagery.
- Publication Date:
- 20 / 11 / 2014
- 240 x 305mm